Daily Archives: July 9, 2019

France, US discuss Iran’s nuclear plans

US President Donald Trump discussed by phone with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday efforts to ensure that Iran does not obtain a nuclear, according to a White House statement.

White House National Securi…

No-deal Brexit increasingly likely

Brexit Party members of the European Parliament sparked outrage at the opening session of the EP by turning their backs as the EU anthem was played.

This is not the first time it has happened, but it signals a low

Germany rejects US request to deploy ground troops in Syria

Germany said Monday it has no plans to send ground troops to Syria, refusing a US request for Berlin to ramp up its military involvement in the fight against Islamic State militants.

German government spokesperson S…

China’s Jiangsu province wants to boost ties with Vietnam

Secretary of China's Jiangsu provincial Party Committee Lou Qinjian has said Jiangsu wants to foster cooperation and share experience with Vietnam in economic and industrial park development, people-to-peopl…

Prime Minister hosts Philippine Foreign Minister

Vietnam always treasures the role of the Philippines in ASEAN, and as the respective strategic partner, both countries should step up all-faceted relations, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.

He made the remar…

UNODC report: 140 women are family-related homicide victims everyday

137 women across the world are killed by a member of their own family every day, according to a report released Monday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The report said a total of 87,000 women were

UNESCO experts evaluate Krong No volcanic park

A group of UNESCO experts has arrived in Dak Nong province to evaluate Krong No volcanic park which is seeking UNESCO recognition as a Global Geopark.

The evaluation conducted by Maurizio Burlanfo and Vesa Krokki, t…

Switzerland steps up EFTA-Vietnam free trade agreement talks

Switzerland wants to further develop trade with Vietnam, whose economy has been growing at an above-average rate for several years now, according to Head of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Educa…

Iran calls Britain’s capture of its oil tanker a dangerous precedent

Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by Britain, saying it has set a dangerous precedent and must end now.

Mr. Zarif twitted that Iran is neither a member of …

China’s Jiangsu province wants to boost ties with Vietnam

Secretary of China's Jiangsu provincial Party Committee Lou Qinjian says Jiangsu wants to foster cooperation and share experience with Vietnam in economics and industrial park development, people-to-people e…